Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a gnashing manner; with gnashing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb With gnashing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb While, or as if, gnashing.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

gnashing +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Indeed, this novel is such a teeth-gnashingly precise class almanac, that Tolkin should surely replace Tom Wolfe as our modern-day high-society-anxiety chronicler (at least of the West Coast variety).

    Class Dismissed

  • Indeed, this novel is such a teeth-gnashingly precise class almanac, that Tolkin should surely replace Tom Wolfe as our modern-day high-society-anxiety chronicler (at least of the West Coast variety).

    Class Dismissed

  • Good Girls are taught to be modest and teeth gnashingly friendly.

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  • I'm horribly, terribly, tooth-gnashingly jealous I didn't pre-order at that price.

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  • Things are so teeth-gnashingly topsy-turvy out there that only an amphetamine-fueled fool would dare propose an answer.

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  • Although we had some teeth-gnashingly dull 0-0 draws and lost in the Champions League semi-final (heavily) and FA Cup semi-final (depressingly), we have only lost once in the league since November 22nd.

    East Lower

  • The story wasn't particularly inspiring and the puzzles were teeth-gnashingly frustrating, but this ancient classic sported the most brilliant graphics ever seen.

    Muti

  • Indeed, this novel is such a teeth-gnashingly precise class almanac, that Tolkin should surely replace Tom Wolfe as our modern-day high-society-anxiety chronicler (at least of the West Coast variety).

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  • But what Mica Levi is playing isn't a chord anyone's heard before -- it's a dry, gnashingly dissonant cluster, and she's hammering away at it very intentionally.

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  • As it is, Alyx isn’t perfect, but it’s interesting to note how two small decisions changed what was “teeth-gnashingly vexing play” into “a minor design flaw.”

    Half-Life And The Goblin Deck

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